Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-06-30 17:00 Kasargod: Following heavy rain, a portion of the roof of Government Junior Basic School collapsed on Thursday at Peral near Kumbla. Luckily, there were no students at the school at the time of the accident as it was holiday for Ramadan. Senior Revenue and Education department officials later visited the school and accessed the damage. The district has been witnessing heavy rains since the couple of days and on Thursday, it was recorded 1001.60mm. At least five houses have been destroyed and more than 100 have been damaged. Besides, crops in several areas have also been inundated. Holiday has been declared to Schools and colleges in this district. The district administration has set up a relief camp at Vythiri taluk and as many as 99 people have been shifted to the camp.